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Dr. Robert M. Angert, M.D.

Robert M. Angert, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Areas of Research: Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Error Prevention, Simulation-Based Training

Professional Interests

Patient Safty, Error Prevention, Quality Improvement

Selected Publications

  1. Angert, R M, LeShane, Erik S, Delli-Bovi, Laurent, and Bianchi, Diana W.   Fetal cell free plasma DNA levels in maternal blood are stable 24 hours after collection: analysis of 1st and 2nd trimester samples.  Clin Chem, 2003, 49(1):195-198.
  2. Angert, R M, LeShane, Erik S., Johnson, Kirby, Yarnell, Ralph W., and Bianchi, Diana W. Cell-free fetal DNA in the cerebrospinal fluid of peripartum women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004, 190:1087-1090.
  3. Angert, R M, Pilon, Aprile L, Chester, Darrin, Davis, Jonathan M.  CC10 Reduces Inflammation in Meconium Aspiration Syndrome in Newborn Piglets.  Peds Research, 2007.
  4. Angert R. Care of the Very Low Birth weight Infant. Pediatr Rev. 2009 Jan;30(1):32-5.
  5. Schulman J, Stricof RL, Stevens TP, Holzman IR, Shields EP, Angert RM, Wasserman-Hoff RS, Nafday SM, Saiman L.  Development of a statewide collaborative to decrease NICU central line-associated bloodstream infections..  J Perinatol. 2009 Mar 5.
  6. Mantione KJ, Angert RM, Cadet P, Kream RM, Stefano GB.  Identification of a µ opiate receptor signaling mechanism in human placenta.  Med Sci Monit. 2010 Nov;16(11):BR347-52.
  7. Schulman, J, Stricof, R, Stevens, T, Horgan, M, Gase, K, Holzman, IR,  Koppel, R, Nafday, S, Gibbs, K, Angert, R, Simmonds, A, Furdon, Susan, Saimen, L.  Statewide Decline in NICU Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection Rates After Implementing Bundles and Checklists.  Pediatrics. 2011 Mar;127(3):436-44.
  8. Tsui I, Ebani E, Rosenberg JB, Lin J, Angert RM, Mian U.  Patent ductus arteriosus and indomethacin treatment as independent risk factors for plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2013 Mar-Apr;50(2):88-92.
  9. Tsui I, Ebani E, Rosenberg JB, Angert RM, Lin J, Mian U. Trends in retinopathy of prematurity over a 5-year period in a racially diverse population.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 Mar-Apr;45(2):138-42. 
  10. Rosen O, Cambell D, Bruno C, Gabelman L, Goffman D, Angert R. Low Cost, Easy to Assemble Neonatal Procedural Trainers: Chest Tube, Pericardiocentesis and Exchange Transfusion. MedEdPORTAL; 2014. Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/9787
  11. Adelman J, Aschner J, Schechter C, Angert R, Weiss J, Rai A, Berger M, Reissman S, Parakkattu V, Chacko B, Racine A, Southern W. Use of Temporary Names for Newborns and Associated Risks.  Pediatrics. 2015 Aug;136(2):327-33.
  12. Bruno CJ, Angert R, Rosen O, Lee C, Vega M, Kim M, Yu Y, Bernstein PS, Goffman D. Simulation as a tool for improving acquisition of neonatal resuscitation skills for obstetric residents. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Aug;29(16):2625-9. 
  13. Govindappagari S, Guardado A, Goffman D, Bernstein J, Lee C, Schonfeld S, Angert R, McGowan A, Bernstein PS. Is communication improved with the implementation of an obstetrical version of the World Health Organization (WHO) safe surgery checklist?  Journal of Patient Safety.  2016 Sep 8.
  14. Adelman, J, Aschner, J, Schechter, C, Angert R, Weiss, J, Rai, A, Parakkattu, V, Racine, A, Southern, W.  Babyboy/Babygirl: A National Survey on the Use of Temporary, Nondistinct Naming Conventions for Newborns in Neonatal Intensive Care Units.  Clinical Pediatrics.  In press.
  15. Rosen O, Angert R M (March 22, 2017) Gastroschisis Simulation Model: Pre-surgical Management Technical Report . Cureus 9(3): e1109. doi:10.7759/cureus.1109
  16. Sahasrabudhe N, Igel C, Echevarria GC, Dar P, Wolfe D, Bernstein PS, Angert R, Dayal A, Gallagher P, Rosner M. Universal Cervical Length Screening and Antenatal Corticosteroid Timing. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jun;129(6):1104-1108. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002029.
  17. Adelman JS, Aschner JL, Schechter CB, Angert RM, Weiss JM, Rai A, Berger MA, Reissman SH, Yongue C, Chacko B, Dadlez NM, Applebaum JR, Racine AD, Southern WN. Evaluating Serial Strategies for Preventing Wrong-Patient Orders in the NICU. Pediatrics. 2017 May;139(5). pii: e20162863. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2863.

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CBS-TV interviews Dr. Robert Angert and two first-year medical students at Einstein about the "cuddling" program they run in Montefiore's NICU.

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